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May 21, 2014

By Joshua Christensen

DoD IG Narrowing Whistleblower Protections



whistleblowers2 The DoD IG must reconsider its ruling that restricts who can receive a protected disclosure from contractor employees. The IG is ignoring the law and making it more difficult for whistleblowers to expose waste, fraud, and abuse.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

April 2, 2014

By Lydia Dennett

Congress Calls for Action After Whistleblower Retaliation



Todd Zinser The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology's Oversight Subcommittee has called for the Department of Commerce Inspector General to fire two managers who were found to have retaliated against whistleblowers.

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Topics: Whistleblower Protections

May 4, 2012

By Jake Wiens

Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Poses a Daunting Challenge for Homeland Security's Acting Inspector General



Jake Wiens Following news that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)'s Office of Inspector General (OIG) plans to be more directly involved in investigating the Secret Service prostitution scandal, some have concluded that Members of Congress--several of whom did

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Topics: Government Accountability

January 5, 2012

By Neil Gordon

Two Former Watchdogs Ring in the New Year on the Other Side of the Revolving Door



The Revolving Door Welcome to another episode of "As the Washington Revolving Door Turns." The two latest ex-government officials to land jobs with private companies formerly served as very high-profile watchdogs of those companies.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

June 15, 2009

By Danielle Brian

Lessons Learned from Obama's Removal of CNCS Inspector General



On Friday, we blogged about the President's removal of Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Inspector General Gerald Walpin. As I learn more about this case, I'm realizing there are a few "teachable moments."

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Topics: Government Accountability

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